Haryana won the 5th Jr Women Nationals 2015 A’-Division, Punjab finished 3rd

Hockey Haryana girls outplayed Hockey Jharkhand by 6-1 to win the 5th Junior National Hockey Championship 2015 (Women) ‘’A’’ Division ended today Rajnandgaon (Chhattisgarh). Whereas, Hockey Punjab pulled down Hockey Odisha with huge margin 7-1 to win the Bronze Medal.

Hockey Haryana and Hockey Jharkhand attempting to take control of ball during the finals of 5th Hockey India Junior Women National Championship (Division A) in Rajnandgaon (Chhattisgarh)

Hockey Haryana and Hockey Jharkhand attempting to take control of ball during the finals of 5th Hockey India Junior Women National Championship (Division A) in Rajnandgaon (Chhattisgarh)

In the Finale clash between Hockey Haryana and Hockey Jharkhand, Hockey Haryana thrashed Hockey Jharkhand with 6-1 and clinched the title of 5th Junior National Hockey Championship 2015 (Women) ‘’A’’ Division. Hockey Haryana showcased confidence from the initial minutes of the game itself scoring their first early goal in the 2nd minute when Manjeet converted a beautiful penalty corner for the team. Very soon in the 9th minute another goal was added to the kitty of Hockey Haryana when Neha struck a field goal into the net. Hockey Jharkhand made continuous efforts to score their first goal, however in the 32nd minute it was yet again Hockey Haryana who bagged another field goal coming from the stick of Saroj. With an excellent performance Hockey Haryana was leading with 3-0 by the end of the first half. With high spirits, Hockey Haryana continued with their admirable team work and added another field goal to their scorecard when Jyoti Gupta in the 44th minute smashed a field goal in support of the team. It was in the 54th minute that Hockey Jharkhand managed to score when Pramila Soren converted a penalty corner for the team. With two more field goals in the 63rd and 65th minute scored by Devika Sen, Hockey Haryana clinched the title defeating Hockey Jharkhand with leading score 6-1. Continue reading →

Gangpur-Odisha won the Jr Women Hockey Nationals 2015 (B-Division)

Hockey Gangpur-Odisha defeated Hockey Patiala by 2-1 to win the 5th Hockey India Junior Women National Championship (Division B) concluded today at Rajnandgaon (Chhattisgarh). Whereas, Chandigarh Olympic Association won a close fought battle defeating Hockey Uttarakhand with 2-1 and settled with the third position.

Hockey Gangpur Odisha and Hockey Patiala before the finals of 5th Hockey India Junior Women National Championship (Division B) in Rajnandgaon (Chhattisgarh)

Hockey Gangpur Odisha and Hockey Patiala before the finals of 5th Hockey India Junior Women National Championship (Division B) in Rajnandgaon (Chhattisgarh)

Results of the final day –

3rd /4th Position- Chandigarh Olympic Association2 Shweta (33min-PC, 47min PC) vs Hockey Uttarakhand 1 Parameshwari (31min-FG)

Finals – Hockey Gangpur –Odisha 2 Rinki Kujur (7min-PC),Janhabi Pradhan (23 min-FG) vs Hockey Patiala 1 Lovedeep Kaur (33min-PC) Continue reading →